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Accident: 200742385 - Electrician Is Electrocuted While Servicing Transformer

Accident: 200742385 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 08/26/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31197397808/26/20084953Transformer Services Inc.
On August 26, 2008, an electrician was servicing Transformer T-6. The electrician was in the process of collecting an oil sample from the oil drain valve on the high-voltage side of the transformer. The electrician's head contacted the fuse and the ground-side of the cabinet simultaneously. The employee was electrocuted.
Keywords: maintenance, electrician, electrocuted, electrical work, electric conductor, transformer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311973978 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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